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About The Exam

Leading Edge Exam Standards

The TSI certification exams adhere to the highest testing standards in the world, using Question and Test Interoperability (QTI) norms and Portable Custom Interaction Best Practices. These standards exceed the most rigorous international testing, accreditation, and certification norms. TSI certification exams are powered by state-of-the-art test engines from ExamStrong's unique delivery ecosystem, which caters to prestigious international standards bodies and government credentialing agencies and is available in 180 countries. With digital proctoring available, you can conveniently take all TSI exams online from anywhere worldwide.

Key Information About the Exam

  • How can I schedule the exam?

    To schedule the TSI certification exam, candidates can do so online through their myTSI dashboard. Candidates have 365 days from the registration date to obtain their ABSP™/SBSP™ certification, which includes a designated amount of time to study, prepare, and take the exam.

  • What is the exam fee?

    You do not need to pay an additional fee for any TSI certification exams, except in cases where you are retaking a test or rescheduling after canceling or missing a previous exam appointment. The package fee covers everything.

  • How are exams conducted?

    TSI exams are administered online and monitored remotely. You have the flexibility to take the exam in a secure and private location as long as you have a reliable internet connection. Before the exam, ensure your computer and ExamStrong™ verified environment is ready. The use of ExamStrong™ technology ensures that exams are conducted correctly, with no lag, and in an examinee-friendly manner. Robust technology and process management policies are in place to ensure the integrity of the exams.

Get Acquainted With The Exam

Preparing for your exam and gaining knowledge about its format, topics, testing process, and scoring system will boost your confidence on exam day. For your convenience, myTSI dashboard offers valuable resources to aid your preparation, including Practice tests with genuine questions.

Description ABSP SBSP
Duration of a Certification Examination 75 Minutes 75 Minutes
Location of Exam All TSI exams are online and remotely proctored. You can take the exam anywhere in a private, secure space with a good and stable internet connection. You'll need your computer and ExamStrong™ verified environment prior to taking the exam
Mode of Examination Online; remotely live-proctored
Total Number of Questions In a Certification Examination 50 50
Type of Questions Multi-choice-Single-answer Multi-choice-Single-answer
Standard Certification Benchmark for Award 65% correct answers; though awards will be decided using an algorithm that accounts for scaling, relative scoring, and degree of difficulty parameters

Note: Submission of Assessment 1 and Assessment 2 is mandatory to schedule and appear for your SBSP exam.

Ready for the Exam? Here’s a Checklist Before you Start!

  • Register for your TSI certification Exam

    To register for a TSI certification exam, candidates must access their myTSI dashboard. If you do not have a myTSI dashboard, please click the link to create one.

    Create myTSI Account
  • Schedule your exam

    After making your payment and completing your registration, you have 365 days to study, prepare, and take your TSI exam. You can easily schedule your exam* online via your 'myTSI dashboard' when ready.

    *Before scheduling the exam, SBSP™ candidates must first submit their assessments.

  • Review TSI exam policies

    Registered candidates who plan to take the TSI certification exam are advised to carefully review the policies and procedures specific to the online exam. TSI is committed to maintaining the highest levels of integrity and fairness for all examinees during the administration of its certification exams, which is why it strictly adheres to stringent exam standards.

  • Run a system check

    To ensure that your exam goes smoothly and without issues, it's essential to look at the minimum system requirements beforehand.

    System Requirements

    Must  Have

    Display (Resolution)

    1024 x 768 [Recommended]

    Network Connection

    Wired Network [Strongly Recommended by Authorized Exam Machine for better Exam Delivery Performance]

    Internet Connection Speed

    Minimum 1 Mbps

    Web Browser(s)

    Latest Version of Google Chrome Only


    Internal or an External Webcam must connected to the computer


    Corporate Firewalls (including VPNs) often cause this Exam Delivery method to fail. Please take your Exam in a setting without these Firewalls

    Admin Rights

    Should have Admin Rights on your Laptop/Computer

  • Attend and complete your exam

    Verify that you meet all the essential requirements before taking your exam. Follow the on-screen prompts and complete the exam.

TSI Exam Policies

In order to adequately prepare for a TSI exam, it is imperative to have a thorough understanding of the specific policies in place. These policies have been designed to align with the most stringent standards established by international credentialing organizations and are aimed at guaranteeing a just and comprehensive testing experience.

  • Code of Conduct
    Code of Conduct

    To ensure a fair and honest examination process, it is essential for all examinees to adhere to the code of conduct policy. This policy outlines the expectations and guidelines for behavior during the exam, including rules regarding cheating, plagiarism, and inappropriate behavior. By following this policy, examinees can demonstrate their integrity and commitment to upholding the standards of the examination process.

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  • Exam Scheduling and Cancellation
    Exam Scheduling and Cancellation

    To have a seamless experience, it's crucial to comprehend the relevant policies and procedures when scheduling or rescheduling an exam. To ensure a smooth and hassle-free process, it is essential to have a clear understanding of the applicable policies and procedures when arranging or adjusting an exam schedule. Therefore, take the time to review and familiarize yourself with the relevant rules and regulations before proceeding with any exam-related tasks. Being well-informed about these guidelines will help you avoid potential complications or delays and ensure everything runs efficiently and effectively.

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  • Identification Policy
    Identification Policy

    It is crucial to be aware of the identification proof that you need to carry and the verification process on exam day. You must have on your person a valid government-issued ID proof with your photograph and signature for identity verification purposes. It is advisable to check the exam guidelines and requirements beforehand to avoid any last-minute confusion. Being prepared and informed is essential for success.

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  • Audit Policy
    Audit Policy

    Here at TSI, we carefully examine and evaluate individual application forms in accordance with the comprehensive rules and guidelines that are clearly outlined on our website. Our thorough review process ensures that each application is given equal consideration and that all relevant information is taken into account. We take great pride in our commitment to fairness and accuracy and strive to provide our applicants with a transparent and reliable evaluation process.

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  • Exam Development
    Exam Development

    The process of developing the TSI exam is meticulously crafted to ensure that it upholds the highest standards and meets the exacting expectations of the industry. Every step of the way, careful attention is paid to every detail to ensure that the resulting exam is of the utmost quality and accuracy. This commitment to excellence sets the exam experience apart from the rest, making it a reliable and trustworthy assessment tool.

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  • Exam Security
    Exam Security

    We place great emphasis on upholding the highest standards of integrity and are committed to ensuring that every candidate is treated fairly throughout the entire delivery process.

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